Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPASierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPASierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
From the brewery ... Sierra Nevada Torpedo Ale is a big American IPA; bold, assertive and full of flavor and aromas highlighting the complex citrus, pine and herbal character of whole-cone American hops.

Added by GClarkage on 05-12-2006

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.31/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Great IPA and readily available. Stronger than the original Sierra Nevada and darker plus more bitter. Too bad more bars/pubs do not put this one or Celebration on tap rather than the original. This is one of my old standbys for a good solid IPA and a good value.

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3.99/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle from Frugal Mcdougals in Nashville, TN.

Appearance: Amber, cloudy, with a slight off white head.

Smell: Piney, very coast coast IPA typical smell, hops really hit your nostrils on this one, and it smells pretty damn good.

Taste: This beer has a lot of hops. Very tasty hops at that. This is what I think a typical west coast IPA should taste like, although not quite as good as Stone IPA. The alchohol comes through a lot more on this one than say a Two-Hearted, its not quite as balanced, but it's still very drinkable. It tastes more like an 8 or 9% IPA. Subtle citrus initial taste followed by a slightly bitter, yet still smooth hop aftertaste.

Overall: I will probably buy this again, as it was on sale for $9 a 6-pack. It does the west coast IPA style very well, however, it does not compare to a Two Hearted or Stone IPA. I would reccomend anyone that has a fondness for a well crafted, hoppy beer, to give this a try.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 89.6% out of 100 with 11,013 ratings
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